Table of contents for the week of June 13, 2002
Kristen Lombardi says House members have whipped themselves into a tizzy over one of the healthiest things that a mother can do for her child: Breast-feed.
Teen-sleuth novels taught Michael Bronski that he could have a mysterious, adventuresome, erotic imagination on his own.
Nina Willdorf talks to humorist Dan Zevin as he guides his generation over life’s big humps — this time, the comeuppance known as middle age.
In the Phoenix editorial, business as usual in the gubernatorial race.
In Don't Quote Me Dan Kennedy provides reflections on the meaning of the Daniel Pearl video — and the Phoenix’s decision to make it available.
In Talking Politics, Seth Gitell asks: will an Al Gore–Richard Gephardt presidential-primary fight ruin the Democrats in 2004?
In Out There, Kris Frieswick wonders, when the foul-mouthed are forced to swallow their words, can anything but indigestion result?
Camille Dodero has ways to skip town in Urban Buy.
Plus, this just in:
JUSTICE DEFERRED: Dirty deed, dirty deal
SPORTS: It’s the football, stupid
LITERARY CONFECTION: Recipe for success
LATTER-DAY SAINTS AND SINNERS: Mitt Do-Right
IN MEMORIAM: Dee Dee Ramone, 1952–2002
SCOUTING AHEAD: Brudnoy speaks up for Boy Scouts diversity
CAMBRIDGE: Patriotic core
MEDIA: Balancing act
HEADLINES: Sign of the times
Letters to the editor
According to Matt Ashare, Moby continues to transcend genres with his new 18;
Can D.J. Shadow once again dominate a world now that his inventions of six years ago have become commonplace? Michael Endelman finds out;
Ted Drozdowski on Blues saviors Otis Taylor and Corey Harris;
In Frequencies by Josh Kun, Nathaniel Mackey and his Mystic Horn Society: ways of being, forms of consciousness, and tools of Africa-and-beyond cultural survival;
Kid606 gets his freak on in Smallmouth by Douglas Wolk;
Jon Garelick previews the Boston Globe Jazz & Blues Festival in State of the art;
In Cellars by Starlight, Brett Milano talks to the Damn Personals and the Brett Rosenberg Problem about their new releases.
Also, live reviews of N.E.R.D. at the Paradise, and Karen Mantler at the Lizard Lounge;
And last but not least, Roadtripping.
Also, short reviews of:
Jorma Kaukonen : BLUE COUNTRY HEART
Doves : THE LAST BROADCAST
KMFDM : ATTAK
Luke Slater : ALRIGHT ON TOP
The Apex Theory : TOPSY-TURVY
Simon Rattle/Berlin Philharmonic : SCHOENBERG: GURRELIEDER
"Who needs an identity when you’re having this much fun? ... And when you’re having this much fun, who needs enemies?" Peter Keough reviews The Bourne Identity;
In Film Culture by Gerald Peary, Classic midnight movies from the generation of greed.
Also, short reviews of:
DAVID HOCKNEY:SECRET KNOWLEDGE
THE WAY WE LAUGHED
SCREAMIN’ JAY HAWKINS: I PUT A SPELL ON ME
LES FILLES NESAVENT PAS NAGER/GIRLS CAN’T SWIM
Carolyn Clay says The Maiden’s Prayer is a mixed drink;
Ellen Pfeifer talks to Hershey Felder, star of George Gershwin Alone;
According to Liza Weisstuch, Tracy Letts’s paranoiac Bug has legs.
Marcia B. Siegel finds a certain occult charm in Jody Weber’s program at Green Street.
Jeffrey Gantz finds mundane miracles in "The Poetry of Everyday Life: Dutch Painting in Boston" at the MFA.
Michael Freedberg reads Miranda Seymour's Mary Shelley and finds that Shelley's life after Frankenstein is as moving as the story of how, as a 19-year-old, she got the idea for the classic thriller;
Amy Finch previews Welcome to the Club: The Women of Rockabilly, which airs at 10 p.m. this Friday, June 14, on WGBX Channel 44;
Hot Dots -- Wednesday, 8:00 (44) Rare Visions and Roadside Revelations: Missouri to Kentucky and Tennessee to Arkansas. We've lost track of where the guys are, but this offbeat travelogue is fun nonetheless.
Dining Out : The Independent
On the Cheap : City Farm Café.
Noshing & Sipping : Meridian Food Market’s arancini.
Spring Preview 2002
Best Music Poll 2002
Spring 2002 Band Guide
The 4th annual Best issue